Betty J. Evans, nee Baker, 911/2, of Belleville, Ill., born Wednesday, Jan. 7, 1925, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at Aspen Creek in Troy, Ill.
Betty worked as a first grade teacher for 36 years teaching at Park School in East Saint Louis, Ill., Marie Schaefer in O'Fallon, Ill., and in New Melle, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward A. Evans; parents, Byron and Frieda, nee Barger, Baker; and grandson, Mark B. Evans.
Surviving are her daughter, Kathleen "Casey" Langdon of Belleville, Ill.; son, Michael (Kathy) Evans of Smithton, Ill.; grandchildren, Zak (Marissa) Langdon, Ann (Jay) Langenstein, Mike (Laura) Langdon, Ryan (Laurie) Langdon, Sean Evans, Tim Evans, Brian Evans, and Colin Evans; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the
or Juvenile Diabetes Association.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.kurrusfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from noon - 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Ill.
Funeral: Memorial Service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at Kurrus Funeral Home Chapel with Monsignor Bill McGhee officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
KURRUS FUNERAL HOME, Belleville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Sept. 29, 2016